Online Security and Shopping Safety

Welcome to our 'Online Security and Shopping Safety' category, where we prioritize the safety of our readers' online transactions. In this section, we offer a wealth of essential tips, advice, and up-to-date information to help you navigate the ever-evolving landscape of e-commerce threats. Our primary goal is to equip you with comprehensive guidelines to ensure you can shop online securely and confidently, without fear of falling victim to scams and frauds.

Stay ahead of the latest threats in the e-commerce world with our expertly curated blog posts. We understand the importance of staying informed, which is why our articles cover a wide range of topics, from identifying genuine websites to recognizing warning signs of potential scams. We go beyond just raising awareness by providing practical tips that you can implement immediately to enhance your online safety. Whether you're a seasoned online shopper or a newbie in the digital marketplace, our content is tailored to empower you with the knowledge and tools needed to protect your sensitive information and financial transactions.

We believe that an informed consumer is a powerful consumer. That's why we are dedicated to shedding light on the dark corners of online security risks and equipping you with the necessary know-how to mitigate them. In addition to preventive measures, we also educate you on reporting procedures for potential fraud, ensuring that you play an active role in creating a safer online environment for everyone. With our 'Online Security and Shopping Safety' category, you can browse and shop with peace of mind, knowing that you have the right information at your fingertips to safeguard yourself against cyber threats.



  1. Protecting Your Transactions: Staying Alert to Imposter Websites Leveraging PayPal

    Staying Alert to Imposter Websites Leveraging PayPal

    As digital fraudsters become increasingly cunning, it's vital to stay alert. This blog offers insights into the misuse of PayPal on imposter websites and provides comprehensive guidance on dispute resolution, reporting scams, and ensuring a secure online shopping experience with GoVets.

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  2. Beware the Imposters: A Comprehensive Guide to Safeguarding Against Counterfeit Online Retailers

    Avoid Imposter Websites - Your Guide to Secure Online Shopping

    Learn how to protect your financial data from imposter websites mimicking brands like GoVets. This guide explains how to distinguish between genuine and fraudulent sites, what to look out for, and how to maintain online transaction security.

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  3. Sales Tax Evasion in E-Commerce: Protecting Yourself from Fraudulent Sellers and Choosing Trustworthy Businesses like GoVets

    E-Commerce Sales Tax Evasion - Protecting Yourself from Fraudulent Sellers and Choosing Trustworthy Businesses like GoVets


    The rise of e-commerce has revolutionized the way we shop, making it easier and more convenient than ever before. However, it has also led to a rise in sales tax evasion and potential fraud in the market. As a result, consumers need to be cautious and vigilant when making online purchases and take steps to protect themselves from fraudulent sellers. Sales tax evasion is a serious problem that plagues many industries in the United States. However, it has been particularly rampant in the e-commerce market. According to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the total revenue loss due to e-commerce tax evasion was estimated to be between $8 billion and $13 billion annually in the year 2017.  This article will explore the prevalence of sales tax evasion in e-commerce in the USA, highlight warning signs of potential fraudulent sellers, and provide guidance on how to report them to state and federal agencies. Additionally, it will offer tips on how to

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  4. What are the top 10 ways criminals commit friendly fraud in the USA?

    Fraudsters Beware - We will Detect You, Find You, Block You and Report You.

    Top 10 ways criminals commit friendly fraud in the USA:

    • Returns with no receipt
    • Returns with a manipulated receipt
    • Stolen credit/debit cards
    • Account takeover
    • Chargeback fraud
    • Phishing scams
    • Identity theft
    • Credential stuffing
    • Counterfeit cashier's checks
    • Return fraud using gift cards


    Returns with no receipt:

    Criminals purchase items with the intent of returning them for a refund without providing a receipt, often claiming that the item was a gift.

    Returns with a manipulated receipt:

    Criminals alter or forge receipts to make it appear that the item was purchased at a lower price or on a different date, in order to receive a larger refund.

    Stolen credit/debit cards:

    Criminals use stolen credit or debit cards to make fraudulent purchases, often using the information to make multiple purchases before the card

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